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Engineering Structures 2 - ZEIT4001

Campus: University College Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course will provide an introduction to the Finite Element Method (FEM) and analysis. The theory section will consist of the application of the Direct Method, Energy Methods, Variational Methods and Weighted Residual Methods to structural analysis. Matlab will be used to solve simple FEM problems using the Direct Method. The students will be experimenting with modern FEM techniques using ANSYS to solve linear and non-linear structural and heat transfer problems, transient problems and modal analysis.

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